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, nbc news. >>> vice president joe biden's son remains at an anderson cancer center after undergoing medical tests on tuesday. bo biden set off a string of doctors visits. it's not clear what he's being tested for. this is not his first health scare. in 2010 he intent a week in the hospital after a mild stroke. touched by all your well wishes. will share update when we have it. vice president biden and other family members remain by his side in texas. >>> three hours from now army private bradley manning will learn his fate. the man behind the largest leak of classified documents in u.s. history could spend the rest of his life in prison. good morning to you and what can we expect at this morning's hearing? >> reporter: we know the hearing starts just three hours from now, 10:00 eastern time. we know bradley manning will find out how much of his life he'll spend in a military prison. what we're expecting is for the judge to come out and make a determination what she believes is the most fair. of course, the maximum is 90 years in prison is what he could get. he was convicted of leaki
it goes. >> exactly. dylan dreyer, thank you. >>> vice president joe biden takes action on guns. >>> plus, the story behind this ax-waving california man going after his teenaged neighbor. "early today" is back in two minutes. >>> stories making news on this friday morning -- disturb voog of a screaming match between a man and a teenager about reckless driving. it turned violent when the man brought an ax into the argument. in this cell phone video, the teen ducks matrix-style and nearly misses getting hit in the head by the blade. bystanders broke up the fight before anyone was seriously injured. >>> on thursday, vice president biden announced two new measures to reduce gun violence. the first new rule will keep them from importing military weapons back into the country. other new measures closed loopholes used by people who would normally fail a background check. >> it's simple and straightforward. it's common sense. it's going to help ensure that machine guns and other particularly dangerous weapons don't end up in the hands of those who, as a matter of law, are not entitled to own the
have purple handles. students assist by asking staff how things are prepared. >>> vice president joe biden is in houston, texas, where his sob is undergoing medical testing. his son is the attorney general. he is now being evaluated in houston to determine the cause of those symptoms. the 44-year-old suffered a mild stroke back in 2010. >>> legendary actor dick van dyke barely he is came after his white jaguar burst into flames on an l.a. freeway today. a passerby saw smoke and yanked the 87-year-old actor out of the driver's seat. van dyke told the tmz that the person thought he had fainted but he was really trying to call for help. the car then exploded. van dyke tweeted out a picture joking, used jag for sale. real cheap. >> he is still cracking jokes. thankfully he's okay. >>> let's bring in jeff ranieri who has been very active in the weather center. >>> to be, finding numerous lightning strikes. it doesn't matter where you are in the country. it is 11:19 at night, and you're still finding severe weather, it is a huge sign of the unusual weather. we have the uplift and the humid
president joe biden's son, beau, is spending the night at the m.d. cancer center in houston. beau biden, the attorney general of delaware, went with his father for tests this morning after feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation last week. he was seen at dinner last night with his father, but people close to the bidens told nbc news the family is taking this quite seriously. chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman is here with more. nancy, we don't know exactly what's going on here, but he did suffer a stroke three years ago when he was 41 years old. typically with a stroke patient, experience more problems down the line. >> well, typically one-quarter of those stroke patients have had symptoms before. and we do know that since his stroke, beau biden has had several episodes in the past. and that makes this serious. we have established tonight, nbc news has confirmed that he has been admitted to m.d. anderson for further testing. and having already been seen at two major medical centers around the country and now at m.d. anderson, the procedure that he's going to have is most
, vice president joe biden at his son's side in texas this morning as doctors try ttermine what caused beau biden to become disoriented and weak. we'll have the latest. >>> and freeway scare. a car burst into flames on a los angeles road. inside, the legendary actor dick van dyke. >> it just startsed making a noise. i thought it had a flat first and then it started to smoke and then it burned to a crisp. >> now he has a used car for sale real cheap. "today," august 20th, 2013. >> good morning everyone. happy tuesday. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer along side al roker and natalie morales. dick van dyke keeping that trademark sense of humor. could have been a really scary situation. >> the imagines are so scary but if he is smiling about it and making jokes then it's okay for to us smile, too. so happy he's okay. >> we'll have more on that in a little while. >>> meantime new developments tied to the ongoing saga tied to yankee star alex rodriguez. his attorneys are preparing a lawsuit now against the team doctor. we'll have details on that in a moment. >>> but let's begin this t
showing beau dining at a houston restaurant with his father vice president joe biden. but nbc news confirmed that he is a patient of the md anderson cancer center. admitted for tests requiring an overnight stay. experts say it could be a biopsy. >> one needs to resort sometimes to a biopsy so we get the correct diagnosis and can get the best treatment. >> he suffered weakness and disorientation during a family vacation last week. of concern because of his history of neurological issues. he suffered a stroke three years ago at 41. >> please join me in welcoming my friend, my father, my hero, the next vice president of the united states, joe biden. >> reporter: biden gave an emotional speech introducing his father at the democratic national convention and is considered a rising star in the democratic party. before coming to houston he was reportedly seen at two other major medical centers. and the vice president was scheduled to meet up with president obama later this week >> janet in houston for us, thank you. now to a dramatic scene that played out just across the scene from us at
president joe biden's son, beau. he's expected to be discharged from a houston hospital after undergoing what's described as a successful procedure. nancy snyderman is here. we are speculating. >> we are using our language in guarded waste. >> he's expected to be discharged today. at least this tells us this was a diagnostic procedure as opposed to a treatment? >> yes. we know he had a seizure several years ago. he has continued to have neurologic problems. was seen at northwestern hospital, then at a hospital in jefferson in philadelphia, then at md anderson. you put the pieces together and say, okay, it went from finding something to needing a diagnostic procedure. the word we got was that he underwent a complicated biopsy of a brain mass. >> what would they be zmog what would the patient be going through during a complicated biopsy? >> they're looking for tissue. once you see something on a ct scan that shouldn't be there, it's called a mass. it's taking up room. you have to figure out what it was. could this have any relationship to what joe biden went through 20 years later when he
're running. they're dropping plenty of hints. that include vice president joe biden. savannah, aides confirm that he will be the keynote speaker at an annual steak fry in iowa next month. >> get used to iowa, peter. thank you very much. appreciate it. >>> here at home, good news at the pump. the average in for a gallon of gas dipping to $3.55. down six cents in a week. experts predicting prices rest of the year. will keep comin tom costello is at a gas statiof the year. tom costello at a gas station in bethesda with the story. good mor in bethesda, maryland this this morning with the story, an. >> reporter: hi, savannah. experts say that's because refineries good morning to you. that were maintenance are >> reporter: that's because up running. we're finding down on the summer travel refineries are back up and seas. in a few weeks, in september, we'll be running and we're winding down winter gasoline blend. on the summer travel season, and why couldn't we have gotten in a few weeks in september s news a few we'll be switching over to the ? just as our great family summer getaways are windi w
legion convention in houston, vice president joe biden pledged syria must be held accountable. >> there's no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. the syrian regime. >> the prime targets, planes, rocket launchers, and artillery used to launch deadly chemicals but not the chemical weapons themselves. and the syrian leadership, including bashir al assad, are not on the target list. there's no word this morning that president obama has given the order. once he does, it could be just a matter of hours before those missiles are flying. matt? >> all right, jim. thanks so much. retired four-star general barry mccaffrey is an nbc news analysis. good morning. good to see you. >> morning, matt. >> let me start by asking you this. some sources in the administration have been briefing reporters on background about our possible course of action against the syrian military, the weapons of choice and perhaps even the timing of it. what good comes of that? why are they doing that? >> well, it's hard to say. this strikes me as very confused signaling of political in
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